Author: David Whale
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2017-10-26
Learn valuable programming skills while building your own Minecraft adventure! If you love playing Minecraft and want to learn how to code and create your own mods, this book was designed just for you. Working within the game itself, you'll learn to set up and run your own local Minecraft server, interact with the game on PC, Mac and Raspberry Pi, and develop Python programming skills that apply way beyond Minecraft. You'll learn how to use coordinates, how to change the player’s position, how to create and delete blocks and how to check when a block has been hit. The adventures aren't limited to the virtual – you'll also learn how to connect Minecraft to a BBC micro:bit so your Minecraft world can sense and control objects in the real world! The companion website gives you access to tutorial videos to make sure you understand the book, starter kits to make setup simple, completed code files, and badges to collect for your accomplishments. Written specifically for young people by professional Minecraft geeks, this fun, easy-to-follow guide helps you expand Minecraft for more exciting adventures, and put your personal stamp on the world you create. Your own Minecraft world will be unlike anyone else's on the planet, and you'll pick up programming skills that will serve you for years to come on other devices and projects. Among other things, you will: Write Minecraft programs in Python® on your Mac®, PC or Raspberry Pi® Build houses, structures, and make a 3D duplicating machine Build intelligent objects and program an alien invasion Build huge 2D and 3D structures like spheres and pyramids Build a custom game controller using a BBC micro:bit™ Plan and write a complete interactive arena game Adventures in Minecraft teaches you how to make your favourite game even better, while you learn to program by customizing your Minecraft journey.
Einfach Programmieren lernen - direkt im Buch mit passender App! Mit Carlsen Clever lernst du spielerisch und innovativ Programmieren. Unterschiedlichste Übungen bilden ein tiefes und grundlegendes Verständnis über die Grundlagen und Konzepte des Programmierens, z.B. Algorithmen, Variablen, if-else-Bedingungen. Die Aufgaben löst du mithilfe deines Smartphones direkt im Buch. So wirst du Schritt für Schritt zum Programmierer und führst schließlich sogar einen kleinen Roboter durch ein Labyrinth voller Hindernisse.
Author: Carrie Anne Philbin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2017-06-22
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Build cool Raspberry Pi projects with no experience required! Adventures in Raspberry Pi, 3rd Edition is the fun guide to learning programming. Starting from the very basics and building skill upon skill, you'll learn developing fundamentals—even if you've never programmed before. Learning is exciting when you're working your way through cool projects, but the concepts you learn and the skills you master will take you further than you ever thought possible. You'll learn how your Raspberry Pi 3 works and what it can do as you create stories and games, program shapes, code music, and even build Minecraft worlds with projects designed specifically for kids 11 to 15. Author Carrie Anne Philbin is a former high school teacher, and she showcases her skills with clear, easy to follow instructions and explanations every step of the way. If you're interested in programming but find other books hard to understand, this book is your ideal starting point for mastering the Raspberry Pi. Inexpensive, non-intimidating, yet surprisingly versatile, the Raspberry Pi 3 is an ideal way to learn programming. Updated to align with the newest board, this book will teach you fundamental programming skills while having a ton of fun! Get acquainted with your Raspberry Pi's bits and pieces Take control of your Pi's "insides" with simple commands Program games, code music, and build a jukebox Discover where your new skills can take you next The tiny, credit-card sized Raspberry Pi has become a huge hit among kids—and adults—interested in programming. It does everything your desktop can do, but with a few basic programming skills, you can make it do so much more. With simple instructions, fun projects, and solid skills, Adventures in Raspberry Pi is the ultimate kids' programming guide!
In this graphic fan fiction, the author takes you along – with pictures and words – on the adventures of a Minecraft character who finds himself in an empty snow biome, with no tools or supplies. His quest is to kill the ferocious and malevolent Ender Dragon, and, before the final, exciting battle, he must craft tools, build a home, find food, and defend himself from menacing creepers, skeletons, zombie pigmen, and Endermen. The story is extensively illustrated with screenshots created by the author, and it is unique in its presentation, offering readers ideas for creating their own Minecraft adventures. The book was written by a 14-year-old Minecraft coder who studied Java and Minecraft coding at iD Tech Camp at Princeton University in 2013 and attended Minecon 2013. Ethan Snyder's first book, Best Friends: The Adventures of Squirrel and Chipmunk in Maine, was published in 2013 and is selling well on Amazon and Kindle and in bookstores.
"Block Adventures" is the ultimate guide for Minecraft fans looking for worlds to explore toward more than 30 captivating, engrossing Adventure Maps as well as guidance on building your own. Minecraft continues to prove itself as the world s most inventive and flexible gaming platform, offering players endless opportunities for exploring and building virtual worlds. The game s adventure mode allows builders to create beautiful and imaginative lands that are self-contained games called Adventure Maps. Minecrafters can spend many frustrating hours searching online for the best adventure maps. There are thousands and "Block Adventures" makes the search easy, and for aspiring world builders the book also offers basic concepts and tutorials with simple guides, and suggestions of projects to get involved in. Some of the adventure maps included in the book are: Unfolding Stories, like MafiaCraft, Doctor, and Sunaris Parkour Activities, like Venice, Zero Minr, and Mirror s Edge Survival Games, like La Brocanterie, Trouble in Mineville, and Arctic Abyss Arena Battles, like Cowboys and Indians, Abandoned City, and Sky Wars Puzzle Solving, like Lunapark Adventure, Surgeon Simulator, and Ant Farm Like the first two books in the bestselling Block series, "Block City" and "Block Wonders, Block Adventures" offers inspiring and useful information for Minecrafters at all levels."
Author: Mark Cheverton
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
Release Date: 2015-01-06
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
With his sister stuck in Minecraft, Gameknight999 will have to face a new enemy to save her! Gameknight999 was sucked into the world of Minecraft when one of his father’s inventions went haywire. Trapped inside the game, the former griefer learned the error of his ways. He transformed into a heroic warrior and defeated powerful endermen, ghasts, and dragons to save the world of Minecraft and his NPC friends that live in it. Gameknight swore that he’d never go inside Minecraft again. But when his little sister, Monet113, accidentally enters the game herself, the User-that-is-not-a-user has no choice but to return to a digital world where very real danger lies around every corner. With the help of some old friends such as Crafter, Hunter, and Stitcher, as well as a few unexpected new ones, Gameknight will journey deep into a zombie village and face Xa-Tul, the powerful zombie king crafted by a shadowy figure with bright glowing eyes and a hatred for Gameknight999. To save his sister, Gameknight will have to learn a few new tricks if he has any chance of defeating this monstrous creature. Sky Pony Press, with our Good Books, Racehorse and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of books for young readers—picture books for small children, chapter books, books for middle grade readers, and novels for young adults. Our list includes bestsellers for children who love to play Minecraft; stories told with LEGO bricks; books that teach lessons about tolerance, patience, and the environment, and much more. In particular, this adventure series is created especially for readers who love the fight of good vs. evil, magical academies like Hogwarts in the Harry Potter saga, and games like Minecraft, Terraria, and Pokemon GO. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
Author: Colin Gallagher
Publisher: Peachpit Press
Release Date: 2014-10-08
Learn how educators are using Minecraft® as a powerful instructional tool to engage students and teach subjects as varied as math and humanities. This book offers ten classroom projects from teachers using Minecraft® to teach math, science, languages, and more. Each project includes learning objectives, project organization and tasks, and ideas for reflection and assessments. You’ll also find detailed instructions for setting up and running a Minecraft® server in the classroom, both the regular and the popular MinecraftEdu versions. In this book, you’ll discover What Minecraft® is and why it’s such an engaging tool for the classroom. How to set up and administer servers that students use for their projects. What MinecraftEdu is, how to set up and manage it, and how to use its teacher controls. Techniques for using the game in special-education settings. Step-by-step instructions for printing 3D models of your classroom projects. Ways to use the game in a variety of different subject areas. You’ll find essential advice and captivating projects for using Minecraft® to enhance students’ learning experience from educators using Minecraft® in the Classroom: Shane Asselstine, Dan Bloom, André Chercka, Adam Clarke, Stephen Elford, Colin Gallagher, David Lee, John Miller, Eric Walker, and James York. Minecraft® is a trademark of Mojang Synergies/Notch Development AB. This book is not affiliated with or sponsored by Mojang Synergies/Notch Development AB.
Author: Jesse Stay
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2014-12-29
Don't be a Minecraft tourist – get expert tips and advice in this full-color primer Minecraft For Dummies is the complete guide to playing within the Minecraft world. With easy-to-follow guidance from a team of Minecraft experts, you'll develop programming and engineering skills as you build amazing creations using in-game blocks and mechanical devices. Whether you prefer the PC, console, or portable platform, this helpful guide will walk you through the process of setting up and beginning gameplay, and engage with other users from all around the globe. With this trusty guidebook in hand, you'll navigate the infinite world of Minecraft with confidence, skills, and a storehouse of expert advice. Minecraft is the sandbox construction game that has become a mainstream phenomenon with over a hundred million players. A virtually infinite world and versatile style of play offer endless possibilities for both the hardcore gamer and the total noob, and Minecraft For Dummies shows you everything you need to know before you break your first block. Choose your platform, download the game, and play in all three modes Gather resources, place and break blocks, and use circuits and logic gates Defend your creations against spiders, skeletons, zombies, and the Creeper Travel across the biomes and defeat the enderdragon to win the game Whether you play to win or just like to explore, there is a style of Minecraft that will spark your imagination. Create or destroy, make war or peace, attack or defend – the game is whatever you want it to be. If you're ready to leave your mark on this digital universe, Minecraft For Dummies is the primer you need to get up to speed.
Author: Dan F. Kohlbek
Release Date: 2012-05-01
English Translation. Full Color Short Book. An short adventure story with FastNingo and Sythestar74 in Minecraft. They take on learning, exploring, and building in the Minecraft world. Finally, they face the impossible task of fighting the Ender Dragon.
The sequel to the bestselling Create & Construct: Incredible Minecraft Cities and Create & Construct: Super Structures in Minecraft, Adventure Maps to build in Minecraft explores Minecraft's adventure mode. These player-created challenges and experiences built in custom mode have turned thousands of gamers into would-be game developers. Explore the best interactive stories and quests devised by the Minecraft community - maps that have been played by hundreds of thousands of gamers all over the word. Learn how to design and build your own adventures, challenges and arenas with tutorials and simple guides. Featuring expert tips from the creators of the most popular maps, Adventure Maps to build in Minecraft walks you through a wide range of game types and worlds, which all involve interacting with the environment and other players to complete scenarios set in beautiful and imaginative lands. It introduces the concepts and technical steps needed to create great adventure maps and guides the reader on the best ways to create their own games within the world of Minecraft. Stand tall in huge gladiatorial arenas, parkour across city rooftops, and treasure hunt in ancient ruins, and learn how to transform from player to games master.